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ver·i·fy

 (vĕr′ə-fī′)
tr.v. ver·i·fied, ver·i·fy·ing, ver·i·fies
1. To demonstrate the truth or accuracy of, as by the presentation of evidence: experiments that verified the hypothesis. See Synonyms at confirm.
2. Law
a. To attest to the truth of (something) formally or under oath.
b. To make a formal verification in support of (a pleading).

[Middle English verifien, from Old French verifier, from Medieval Latin vērificāre : Latin vērus, true; see wērə-o- in Indo-European roots + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

ver′i·fi′a·ble adj.
ver′i·fi′a·bly adv.
ver′i·fi′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.verified - proved to be true; "a verified claim"
proved, proven - established beyond doubt; "a proven liar"; "a Soviet leader of proven shrewdness"
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The theory seems irrefutable just because the act of transference of the people's will cannot be verified, for it never occurred.
Also I have verified the bill from the shop in Gorokhovaia Street.
The number was verified, and Stepan Arkadyevitch's envy pleased Levin.
whereby it was generally conceived, that after the princes had reigned, which had the principal letters of that word hempe (which were Henry, Edward, Mary, Philip, and Elizabeth), England should come to utter confusion; which, thanks be to God, is verified only in the change of the name; for that the King's style, is now no more of England but of Britain.
Imagination has been verified by fact; the King Solomon's Mines I dreamed of have been discovered, and are putting out their gold once more, and, according to the latest reports, their diamonds also; the Kukuanas or, rather, the Matabele, have been tamed by the white man's bullets, but still there seem to be many who find pleasure in these simple pages.
Let, therefore, your illustrious house take up this charge with that courage and hope with which all just enterprises are undertaken, so that under its standard our native country may be ennobled, and under its auspices may be verified that saying of Petrarch:
From time to time he had descended to the trail and verified his judgment by the evidence of his scent that the Belgian had followed this game trail toward the east.
That night the housekeeper burned to ashes all the books that were in the yard and in the whole house; and some must have been consumed that deserved preservation in everlasting archives, but their fate and the laziness of the examiner did not permit it, and so in them was verified the proverb that the innocent suffer for the guilty.
National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has so far verified 4,47,544 IDPs, out of which 265,214 IDPs have been returned while 182,330 were remaining.
India, May 30 -- Facebook has announced rolling out verified Pages and profiles - a move that is going to make it easier for users to follow the authentic accounts of celebrities and prominent people.
Additionally, each existing employee assigned to the contract must be verified within 90 calendar days of enrollment, or 30 days from the employee's assignment to the contract, whichever is later.
Two years ago, the Audit Bureau of Circulations cast a spotlight on magazines' use of public-place copies when it created the new category of verified circ.

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